HyperDic: leave_off

English > 3 senses of the expression leave off:
VERBstativeleave offcome to an end, stop or cease
cognitionleave off, exclude, except, leave out, omit, take outprevent from being included or considered or accepted
changeleave offstop using
English > leave off: 3 senses > verb 1, stative
MeaningCome to an end, stop or cease.
PatternSomething is ----ing PP
Example "leave off where you started"
BroaderdiscontinueCome to or be at an end
English > leave off: 3 senses > verb 2, cognition
Meaningprevent from being included or considered or accepted.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody
Example "Leave off the top piece"
Synonymsexclude, except, leave out, omit, take out
Narrowerelideleave or strike out
Broaderextinguish, eliminate, get rid of, do away withTerminate, end, or take out
OppositeincludeConsider as part of something
Spanishdescontar, exceptuar, excluir, omitir
Catalanexceptuar, excloure, ometre
English > leave off: 3 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningstop using.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"leave off your jacket--no need to wear it here"
Broaderdiscontinue, stop, cease, give up, quit, lay offput an end to a state or an activity

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